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Coming Soon & New Releases

New DVDs New FictionNew Non Fiction

New AudiobooksNew Large Print





Do You Feel Lucky?

You can now take advantage of our "Lucky Day" shelf that offers bestsellers. The collection is intended to give you an opportunity to walk into the library and find a popular book or movie with no waiting for holds. The Lucky Day Collection is located near the front desk. 

This collection has a few special borrowing conditions:

Items cannot be renewed.

Items MUST be returned to Friday Memorial Library.

Checkout periods and fines differ from regular library collection checkouts. See chart below.


Lucky Day

These materials are non-renewable and have shorter checkout times.

Item      Checkout     Fine
DVD 3-day $1/day
Book 1 week $0.50/day




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Mystery Book Club

Meets the second Thursday of the month at Mary Park. Check the calendar for book and meeting information.

Local Book Clubs

Friday Memorial Library offers support to local Book Clubs. Stop in to find out how we can help you find the materials for all your members.


Reading Group Guides


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Adult Writers Groups

Get support, encouragement and constructive critism at one of our writers groups.

Willow River Writers Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays at the Civic Center, Lower Level Conference Rm #1, at 10:00 am. Volunteer led.






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Book Reporter  Find out more about authors, new young adult and adult books, reviews and more.


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Goodreads the largest site for readers and book recommendations.


BookPage an editorially independent monthly book review publication. Print version available at the Library.


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